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On Monday, 11th March 2019 Hong Kong celebrated Commonwealth Day with a multi-faith service at St. John’s Anglican Cathedral and a reception, hosted by the Royal Commonwealth Society, at the Hong Kong Club, Central Hong Kong. The cathedral celebrations included readings by Dr. Verner Bickley MBE (former Chair, RCS, HK Branch) and Dr. Gillian Bickley, […]
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RCS HK Branch celebrated their traditional Burns Night Supper on 26 January at the Ladies Recreation Club. Around 80 guests enjoyed the Address to the Haggis, Toast to the Lassies and Reply from the Lassies. At midnight all sang Auld Lang Syne before departing.
Welcome by a Piper, Address to a Haggis, Speeches, fine dinner…… Register here
Lindsay Varty presents Sunset Survivors, Hong Kong’s dying street trades at 12:30pm on 9 Jan…… Register here
On 12 December, RCS, HK Branch held its annual Christmas Party at the Helena May. Attended by the British and Canadian Consuls General and around 50 guests, carols were sung by RCS choral scholar, Freddie Tsang.
On 23 November Hong Kong held its first Commonwealth Cricket Cup at the Kowloon Cricket Club. The event was originally held earlier this year in New Delhi. Six Consul General’s teams took the field (Australia, England, India, New Zealand, Pakistan and South Africa) and Pakistan took the Cup in a thrilling final with runners-up India. […]
Exactly one hundred years after the Armistice in 1918, Mr Peter Mann, Mrs Joan Campbell and Dr Verner Bickley lay a wreath on behalf of RCS, HK Branch at the Cenotaph.
The Commonwealth Cricket Cup, 23 Nov, Noon to 6pm, at Kowloon Cricket Club, and followed by a Poolside dinner party at 7pm…… Register here